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International Tourism Management with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Do you want a role in an exciting and diverse industry which boasts fantastic career opportunities across the world? Are you looking for a degree that will make you stand out from your competition and help you develop the skills which are vital in a variety of environments, including the management of a tourism organisation?

As one of the largest and most rapidly growing industries in the world, tourism is influenced by – and has considerable impact on – a range of economic, political, technological, social, cultural and environmental factors. Your course will delve into these issues and help you develop the essential knowledge and transferable skills to make an impact in this industry, both locally and across the world.

With marketing, management and impacts at the heart of the course, you will undertake real-life cases that bring destinations to life. You will also experience local and overseas destinations through a variety of field-trips, designed to help you understand the complexities and requirements of managing a tourism destination or enterprise. For information on trips and costs associated with field trips see ‘Field Trips’ and ‘Additional Costs’ expanders below.

You will study key subjects focusing on design, management, marketing, entrepreneurship and planning to really help you hone in on what it is to succeed in the tourism sector. As well as specialising in tourism, this course will equip you with essential modules in business management, allowing you to develop a broader range of skills that will further ready you for a career in various tourism organisations, including small and large firms, the public sector and not-for-profits.

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As an International Tourism Management graduate from Swansea, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any business locally and internationally.

Whether your target is British Airways, TUI Group, Marriott International or your own enterprise, this degree makes you a strong candidate for any potential employer. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:

  • Tourism Marketer, Manager or Planner
  • Accommodation or Attraction Manager
  • Destination Manager or Marketer
  • Event Planner or Manager
  • Outdoor Activity Provider

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Year Abroad

You can study on our Year Abroad variant, which is a four year degree including a year studying at one of our international partner institutions. Choosing this option allows you to develop your communication skills, enhance your cultural awareness and you can even gain proficiency in a foreign language prior to graduation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

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